The People of 1381 Outdoor Exhibition

Saturday 22nd May 2021 to
Sunday 13th June 2021

The People of 1381 Outdoor Exhibition

The People of 1381 Outdoor Exhibition presents a comprehensive illustrated overview of the Peasants' Revolt of 1381. Through 12 panels, images from manuscripts drawn at the time of the revolt alongside contemporary responses by artist Lora Aziz show the lives people led, and explains the conditions that led to one of the largest uprisings of the middle ages. The exhibition shows how the estuary was at the epicentre of the revolt with a timeline and map of the key events in 1381.

Eight rebels are introduced, including Wat Tyler and John Ball, as well as lesser-known people from across the estuary region – all playing crucial roles as the rebellion spread from the first disturbances in South Essex and North Kent.
 
Calligraphy and embellishments by artist Lora Aziz, design by Samuel Restorick.
Produced by Metal in partnership with 'The People of 1381' project, University of Reading: www.1381.online

When

Saturday 22nd May 2021 to
Sunday 13th June 2021
11:00 - 17:00

Where

Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea Hall Lane
Pitsea, Basildon
SS16 4UH

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